GOD STRONG-LIVING FREE

We Are The Church

---Physically Distant but Spiritually Close!

On the news this morning they did a short piece on a service that just started up. It is a group of young people who are available to pick up groceries and prescriptions for elderly who are isolated by the corona virus attack. Near the end of the segment they introduced a change in the term social distancing; they suggested it should be called physical distancing but socially close! That’s absolutely brilliant, isn’t it? I believe the Body of Christ should take a lesson from their idea and altar it slightly, “We Are The Church---Physically Distant but Spiritually Close!” 

The Body of Christ has a great opportunity in this world-wide pandemic to truly teach through simple actions who the Body of Christ is and that we are not confined by any building, nor identified by a building! In this moment of time as we pick up the mission and ministry of prayer we have the amazing opportunity to be sharing very important prayer needs and then as we see answers rejoicing in what God has done and is doing. 

We should not be found in this moment of crisis as a rebellious people who exert one right while crushing real spiritual principles. Yes, we live in a free nation which is built on the freedom of religion that gives us the right to gather for worship.  But to do that in defiance of sound medical advice and possibly spread the virus through our actions would violate the virtue of, “Love Your Neighbor as Yourself.” Do you remember the setting when Jesus was asked, “‘what is the great commandment in the Law?’ Jesus responded, ‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind,’ ‘this is the great and foremost commandment.’ ‘The second is like it, you shall love your neighbor as yourself.’”? It seems in this moment of time, if we become those who live out of a rebellious spirit and spread the virus our testimony for Jesus, will be ruined. But if we are good citizens and God’s warriors who hold those on the front lines of this war against the unseen foe in prayer, we will walk with the Lord in true spiritual integrity and come out of this with a real testimony for Jesus. Pray daily holding up the Body of Christ, that we, as a whole, might live affectively for the Lord. Also hold up all those who are on the front lines in this war.

God Bless You as we serve together in this crisis!

Pastor Henry



Pastor

Henry Scoff

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